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Study Suggests Heavy Coffee Consumption Could Shorten Lifespan

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Study Suggests Heavy Coffee Consumption Could Shorten Lifespan

Over the last 20 years, the coffee shop culture has become ingrained into the American way of life. Beginning in the early 90s with the rise of boutique coffeehouses and immortalized on televisions shows such as Friends and Seinfeld where characters routinely discussed their troubles over cups of joe, the coffee shop began to fill…

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The Importance of Monitoring the Acidity of Your Water

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The Importance of Monitoring the Acidity of Your Water

Water is one of the basic necessities we need to survive. Recent guidelines from the Institute of Medicine claim most men and women need about 125 and 91 ounces of water a day respectively. However, health experts haven’t spent nearly as much time discussing the quality of the water we drink. One important factor many…

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Have A Break From Work, Have Some Desk Exercise

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Have A Break From Work, Have Some Desk Exercise

The sedentary lifestyle brought about by the inactive work offers a lot of health risks. The long hours of sitting leads to body ache. Although it is suggested that one must allot at least 30 minutes for healthy exercise or active physical activities, many just cannot find time due to their busy working schedule; exposing…

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What Is Asbestos?

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What Is Asbestos?

You want to ensure that you are as safe as you can be. Avoiding certain threatening elements is essential to optimal health. Some of the greatest hazards to our health are naturally occurring, and asbestos is no exception. What Is It? The fibers of asbestos are so small; they cannot be seen without some sort…

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Smoking Test for Pregnant Women on the Cards

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Smoking Test for Pregnant Women on the Cards

The UK’s health watchdog, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice), has proposed that pregnant women should be breathalysed to ensure that they are not lying about quitting smoking. The NHS advises all expectant mothers to stop smoking. NHS advice says that stopping smoking will reduce the risk of morning sickness and complications…

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Clean Your Teeth And Curb Your Appetite With Xylitol Gum

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Clean Your Teeth And Curb Your Appetite With Xylitol Gum

Sugar-free gum can be a great tool for weight loss and dental health. It provides an oral fixation, and some flavor, without adding many calories. Unfortunately, aspartame, which is the most commonly used artificial sweetener, has quite a few health risks associated with its consumption. Luckily, xylitol gum sweetens the gum and additionally provides some…

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Blood Tests Are More Than a Luxury They Are a Necessity

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Blood Tests Are More Than a Luxury They Are a Necessity

Blood Tests are More than a Luxury; They are a Necessity When your car is running a little funny, you take it to the mechanic, they pop the hood and see what is happening underneath. When you are feeling a little funny, you need to do the same. There are many underlying conditions with minor…

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3 Lifestyle Tips That Will Make You Healthier Even If You Work Full Time

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3 Lifestyle Tips That Will Make You Healthier Even If You Work Full Time

Working full time often means you do not have a lot of time for much else. It can be rather difficult to keep up with a healthy lifestyle. As a result, such hectic schedules and long work days could come at a huge cost to your health. There’s no denying the fact that mounting stress…

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